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Carver County, Minnesota

606 E 4th St
Chaska, MN 55318
Phone: (952) 361-1500
Fax: (952) 361-1491

In south-central MN, east of Minneapolis, established Feb 20, 1855 (prior to statehood) from Hennepin County. Name Origin: For Capt. Jonathan Carver (1710-80), an officer in the French and Indian War, explorer, and author

Area (sq mi):: 376.15 (land 357.04; water 19.11) Population per square mile: 237.70
Population 2005: 84,864 State rank: 11 Population change: 2000-20005 20.90%; 1990-2000 46.50% Population 2000: 70,205 (White 94.40%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 2.60%; Asian 1.60%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 3.40%. Median age: 33.90
Income 2000: per capita $28,486; median household $65,540; Population below poverty level: 3.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $38,913-$40,807
Unemployment (2004): 3.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 25.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 60.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Chanhassen (22,977)
  • Chaska County seat (21,694)

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